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The '''National FFA Organization''' is an American youth organization, specifically a career and technical student organization, based on middle and high school classes that promote and support agriculture|agricultural education. Originally founded in 1925 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, by agriculture teachers, Henry C. Groseclose, Walter Stephenson Newman|Walter Newman, Edmund Magill and Harry Sanders as '''Future Farmers of Virginia''', in 1928 it became a nationwide organization known as '''Future Farmers of America'''. In 1988 the name was changed to the National FFA Organization, now commonly referred to as simply '''FFA''', to recognize that the organization is for those with diverse interests in the food, fiber and natural resource industries, encompassing science, business and technology in addition to production agriculture. Today FFA is among the largest youth organization in the United States,...
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MottoLearning to Do,
Doing to Learn,
Earning to Live,
Living to Serve{{cite web |url=https://www.ffa.org/about/who-we-are/mission-motto |title=FFA Mission and Motto |publisher=National FFA Organization }}
Formation1928
Extinction| type = Youth organization
StatusCurriculum|Intra-Curricular Non-profit organization
PurposeTo make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
HeadquartersIndianapolis
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